For undergraduates and graduates considering student loans to help pay for their education, finding a low interest rate loan is important. Understanding how rates are set and how they potentially change over time can help…Read More of the article "How Are Interest Rates Determined on Student Loans?"
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Congratulations! You’re graduating soon and will be searching for your first job out of college. It’s an exciting time in your life. However, if you’re like the majority of college students, you’re also graduating with…Read More of the article "Student Loan Repayment – What to Expect as You Prepare to Graduate"
If you graduated from college this year, you may realize just how much student loan debt you have. With the average student loan debt at around $29,000 per student, it can be overwhelming to see that…Read More of the article "3 Student Loan Mistakes to Avoid In Repayment"
You may have heard about private student loans. Some information about private loans is like a Bigfoot sighting. There are a lot of stories, but they often aren’t based on facts. In this article, we’ll…Read More of the article "5 Myths About Private Student Loans"
Don’t let your student loan statement be a surprise in the mail. Be prepared for student loan repayment by asking yourself these three questions: 1. Who are your loan servicers? When you take out student…Read More of the article "Are you Ready for Student Loan Repayment?"
Most students need to borrow money to cover the cost of their college education. It’s important to understand the borrowing options available. If you completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and received an award…Read More of the article "Understanding Your Options for Federal and Private Student Loans"
Undergraduate students graduate with an average of $30,000 in student loan debt. This amount can feel overwhelming. However, there are several tips for saving money on student loans. You can do it while you are…Read More of the article "How To Save Money On Your Student Loans"
Have you decided to go to graduate school? You may be researching how to pay for tuition and other expenses. You have another decision to make as well – what to do about any undergraduate…Read More of the article "Going to Graduate School? Options for Managing Undergraduate Student Loan Debt"
Ever taken out or refinanced your student loans? You probably know the interest rate of your loan, and may have seen the letters APR on your statement. (APR stands for Annual Percentage Rate.) Understanding the…Read More of the article "Understanding Student Loan Interest Rates and APRs"
Considering paying off your student loan debt with your tax return or just a lump sum of money? There can be more to larger payments than meets the eye. Follow these steps to learn how…Read More of the article "How to Use Your Tax Return Effectively to Reduce Student Loan Payments"